Category Archives: Book & Movie Reviews

Compelling NPR Podcast on Hospital Transparency & Med Errors!

This 13 minute interview with Leilani Schweitzer is heartfelt, articulate, and of critical importance. Please schedule time to listen and share her message. Here’s the link. About Leilani Schweitzer’s TED Talk Leilani Schweitzer lost her son due to a medical … Continue reading

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Celebrate Improvisation in Science and Medicine: Save 50% x 48 Hours

Jude Treder-Wolff has written a comprehensive and compelling review of Alan Alda’s book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?  and my own in her article released today, Creating a Climate for Communication in Science & Medicine … Continue reading

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Medical Improv: A New Way to Improve Communication

Welcome to the emerging field of Medical Improv! Medical Improv: A New Way to Improve Communication (With 15 activities you can teach STAT!) Written by Beth Boynton, RN, MS and edited by Anne Llewellyn, RN-BC, MS, BHSA, CCM, CRRN Medical Improv … Continue reading

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